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Hawthorn Lounge Wellington
#1 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
Great place to unwind and relax after dinner in Wellington, with an wide variety of cocktails on the menu and friendly staff willing to help you find your perfect taste, highly recommend this bar for anybody looki...
Reminiscent of a gentlemen's club drawing room and featuring an excellent selection of spirits, local wines and beers, the highlight of our visit was watching Irish Pete passionately construct our choice of bevera...
The Library Wellington
#2 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
Easily the most unforgettable establishment during our many nightlife outings in Wellington.
The Library bar is perfect for a night out to play boardgames, read books, eat desserts and drink magical cocktails.
Unique Tours Auckland Central
#3 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
Since Auckland has many narrow streets and alleyways chock-full of bars and restaurants, having a local point them out (with the historical background of the location) was incredibly helpful.
While visiting four restaurants, Mimi pointed out other restaurant and bar recommendations along the way.
3 Ways to experience it
Havana Coffee Works Wellington
#4 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
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#5 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
So glad we found this bar, my friends and I had a blast!!! It's great to escape the Courtenay Place madness and actually have a conversation you can hear while enjoying such creative cocktails...ask the bartenders...
the bar staff were very friendly and accommodating and the drinks were delicious!
Malthouse Wellington
#6 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
These guys have a huge range of beer and the bar staff are very knowledgeable.
Bar staff will help you with your choices as there are just too many to choose from.
Golding's Free Dive Wellington
#7 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
Awesome bar with a great vibe!
It's a really funky bar with a great choice of beers.
Caretaker Auckland Central
#8 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
Hidden away below Rec I stumbled across this little gem a year ago and it remains one of the best bars I have found in Auckland.
(Mine was an Alaska FYI!) Seriously highly recommend this bar - super friendly, fun, fresh and funky.
The Thirsty Weta Otorohanga
#9 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
A friendly bar/cafe with sunny outdoor street seating - excellent to watch the world go by at a leisurely pace.
Very funny bar manager, attentive staff, fabulous and interesting decor and warm and inviting.
Hashigo Zake Wellington
#10 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
For craft beer lovers, Hashigo Zake Cult Beer Bar serves one of the best range of craft beers in the city.
He provided us with a lot of good info re NZ beers and Wellington bars/restaurants.
Mo's Bar Auckland Central
#11 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
Tucked out of the way from the main Street but only a short walk from where it is all going on, this bar is a real gem.
Bar service was friendly and welcoming, serving up classic cocktails and a cool vibe.
#12 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
An enjoyable place to taste some local wines and try some great tapas and bar food .This is in the same building as the boutique Matakana cinema so makes a lovely outing
The bar tender is very knowledgeable and chatty.
The Gin Room Auckland Central
#13 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
Without a doubt my favourite bar in town, great cocktails with punny names that change all the time, amazing selection of gins and awesome bartenders.
The bar staff are very friendly and able, so I strongly suggest the Gin Room for your night out in Auckland!
Pineapple on Parnell Auckland Central
#14 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
Pineapple on Parnell is just the perfect bar!! Cute small size bar Wonderful staff especially Alex!! Wonderful cocktails Great décor Great atmosphere!!!
Cosy cute bar, had a couple of great cocktails, and the bar service was excellent.
The Common Room Hastings
#15 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
Regularly hosting live music from local and travelling NZ artists, this recently renovated bar provides a relaxed environment where you can either choose to sit in a separate area with couches and have wine, conve...
This bars been around for a wee while now but we still love getting there when ever we can.
#17 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
Tucked away in a quaint little street in Napier, this wine bar has it all.
The bar is decorated beautifully.
Classic Comedy and Bar Auckland Central
#18 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
I came by and just stopped for a fresh draught IPA and enjoyed the atmosphere at the bar, while having a chat with the barkeeper.
Good comedy,good club and bar.
Ding Dong Lounge Auckland Central
#19 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
#20 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
#21 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
It's a cellar door / wine bar which does food and plays blues/jazz from vinyl on an old school turn-table - yes! Home to a number of vineyards/wine makers but we did a Tony Bish Premier tasting of 2 whites and 2 r...
The girls attending the bar etc were friendly and most helpful.
S&M Cocktail Bar Wellington
#22 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
Great little gay bar on Cuba Street - great atmosphere, decor, friendly owners and staff, good cocktail menu and drink selection.
Really enjoyed the friendly service, professionally well-made cocktails and the attention to detail in the fine Cuba St bar.
Hanging Ditch Wellington
#24 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
The staff were really nice and helpful, the lighting was just right, the decor was great with the hanging bottles in the bar being a highlight, awesome music and the cocktails were absolutely AMAZING!!
Every part of the bars service, drinks and look has been carefully constructed by very knowledgeable, expert people who know exactly what they are doing.
Micro Wine Bar Martinborough
#25 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
A lively LITTLE wine bar,that serves a great array of drinks..The Micro Wine Bar certainly lives up to its name,as it only has about 15 seats inside..Yet with a couple of tables and chairs on the street and a cour...
Unfortunately our favourite bar was closed for 3 weeks when we visited which was a shame as we were looking forward to our visit here as we enjoy trying different wines at this lovely small bar with knowledgeable...
Ivy Cabaret Wellington
#26 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
We stumbled into Wellington at almost 1am and found Ivy bar by chance, they were about 10 mins from closing but welcomed us in for a quick drink and we fell in love with the place.
Smash Palace Gisborne
#27 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
Had an awesome time tasting local wines ad ciders paired well with local cheese in a fun relaxed manner!! Cool little spot to stop and explore there is lots to find in this friendly local bar
Awesome quirky bar, with a good selection of wines to try and nibbles, full of local knowledge!
Corner Bar Auckland Central
#28 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
It is a corner bar so there are a lot of chit chat from locals, next to the fashionable High Street and enjoy the cool breeze.
Nice Friendly Bar
Cork Gin & Whiskey Auckland Central
#29 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
Eagle Bar Auckland Central
#30 of 85 Nightlife in North Island
If U love Amy Winehouse dont miss this bar, the decoration is so Cool - prices For drinks are affordable, cheap, And the staff is very Kind- good the free jubox, you Can choose a song And play the video clip - nic...
Retro decor, cool tribute to the 27 club in the lounge out back, this is the Alice in Wonderland of Bars.